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Why the Brain Replays our Fear-Filled Thoughts

The brain replays everything or more accurately the mind does The brain is neutral. It simply fires on all cylinders. Synapses connect with synapses, creating neural pathways. The brain doesn’t grade our thoughts or put them into positive or negative categories. The mind does that. What’s the difference? The mind is a collection of thoughts, …

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Member Interview with Lynda Lippin

Member Interview: Lynda Lippin

The Wellness Universe believes a happy, healthy, healed human leads to a better community, a better world, and ultimately to world peace. The Wellness Universe introduces you to conduits of empowerment, change, and healing as we feature our community members who are here to support your happiest, best version of you to help you shine! …

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Top 4 Wellness Coaches

What Is A Wellness Coach? A wellness coach is a professional who helps people assess their current physical and emotional state, and helps them set goals for what they want to achieve in their overall wellness and health by working with them on plans of action to reach these goals. (*) Wellness coaching is a process that …

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Why Willpower Rarely Works with Lynda Lippin

Why Willpower Rarely Works

Willpower is seen as a positive character trait in Western culture. Having willpower is being strong, self-controlled, and appropriate. Merriam Webster defines willpower in two ways, “the ability to control one’s own actions, emotions, or urges,” and “strong determination that allows one to do something difficult.” While this doesn’t sound bad, the problems come when …

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A Wealth of Women’s Health: The Myth of The Six-Pack Abs

I know so many physically strong women, including myself, and none of us have a “six-pack.” We range in age from 36 to 80; are various sizes, shapes, and colors; and all of us can lift heavy boxes and squirming children or animals without issue. We can put our bags in the overhead compartment and …

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Kindness – The Connection to Happiness

Kindness is more than just a good deed; it has a critical part in our well-being. Research has shown that kindness improves our physical and mental health – whether we\’re giving kindness, receiving kindness, or simply witnessing kindness. Kindness can help us feel happier and deserves a prominent place in the March 20th International Day of Happiness 2022. Loss of connection is a …

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